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Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   04-25-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 81
Posted By holl_ands
My new Samsung Smart UDTV has three such ports:...

My new Samsung Smart UDTV has three such ports: AUDIO OUT, EX-LINK and IR-OUT....and MY Hook-Up Diagram for AUDIO OUT looks the same as what's in YOUR Manual, except it's a much clearer drawing...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-24-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 869
Posted By holl_ands
On 11Feb2015, AntennaCraft's owner (Radio-Shack)...

On 11Feb2015, AntennaCraft's owner (Radio-Shack) said they needed to either sell the subsidiary or shut it down:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-24-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 869
Posted By holl_ands
Right you are...wind tunnel test on DB-8e and C3C...

Right you are...wind tunnel test on DB-8e and C3C was at 55 m/s, which according to my new toy (ConversionCal Plus Calculator) is 123 mph:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h30udVLNfSs
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-23-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Posted By holl_ands
rabbit73: In your above post #3...

rabbit73:
In your above post #3 (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) you incorrectly DIVIDED by the Velocity Factor (hence Multiply by 1.05) rather than Multiply...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-23-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 551
Posted By holl_ands
Any OTA HD-STB or (better yet) HD-DVR can be...

Any OTA HD-STB or (better yet) HD-DVR can be connected to Antenna's RG-6 Coax and one of your AVR's HDMI Inputs. Best HD-DVR's come from TiVo (e.g. Roamio OTA) but have a mandatory monthly service...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-23-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By holl_ands
Max Angular difference between Canadian Stations...

Max Angular difference between Canadian Stations (108-deg re. True North) and Local Stations (42-to-70-deg) is 66-degrees, so I would recommend the Hi-VHF/UHF Combo Antenna with the widest...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 212
Posted By holl_ands
Circular Polarization....or Elliptical...

Circular Polarization....or Elliptical Polarization (Vertical not equal to Horizontal) has been adopted by quite a few US and Canadian Stations in order to support ATSC-M/H (Mobile/Handheld)...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By holl_ands
Sounds like the UPLINK Cable signals back to the...

Sounds like the UPLINK Cable signals back to the Headend are being affected....which COULD be that SWR/ISOLATION problem I mentioned. Terminations are cheap...Just Do It...and THEN if still having...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,664
Posted By holl_ands
You already have a good start on a Faraday...

You already have a good start on a Faraday Cage....for the AIR CONDITIONER.
METAL Wire Mesh (0.5-in or smaller openings) would help if you also covered the Air Inlet & Outlet openings (inside the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-22-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Posted By holl_ands
In order to provide low SWR on Ch2, a simple...

In order to provide low SWR on Ch2, a simple Stick Dipole formed from 3/8-in Elements needs to be 95-in Total Length (well beyond the limit of Rabbit-Ears), using a 75-ohm DIRECT Coax connection...if...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 419
Posted By holl_ands
A-D Clearstream C2 has the widest Beamwidth...

A-D Clearstream C2 has the widest Beamwidth (70-deg from Ch14-51) among commercial UHF Antennas and should be able to pick up Ch21, 35, 49 and "probably" FOX on Ch47. You should tweak the pointing...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 377
Posted By holl_ands
I converted K6STI's model for Antennacraft FM-6...

I converted K6STI's model for Antennacraft FM-6 into a 4nec2 File and ran nikiml's EVAL function on it with fol. Results. Not much Raw Gain on Ch2 and SWR is astronomical, which may or may NOT cause...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By holl_ands
Recommended Actions (after you perform Leakage...

Recommended Actions (after you perform Leakage Voltage measurements on existing configurations):
1) Remeasure after reversing the X-Box's 2-prong plug....it MIGHT get better.
2) Connect "Chassis...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By holl_ands
When stacking two dis-similar Antennas I found...

When stacking two dis-similar Antennas I found that Metal-to-Metal separation COULD be as close as 2-ft before there were small degradations to Raw Gain....but to minimize degradation to...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16,368
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Posted By holl_ands
There are now FOUR Roamio versions..."Roamio OTA"...

There are now FOUR Roamio versions..."Roamio OTA" is OTA ONLY, plain 'ol "Roamio" is OTA & Cable and the other two are Cable ONLY...note that the "Premier" name has been relegated to History:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By holl_ands
"If it ain't broke....don't try to fix it." ...

"If it ain't broke....don't try to fix it."

Missing termination resistor caps mostly affect the SWR and port-to-port Isolation in the system...which could degrade SOME channels and not others:...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,618
Posted By holl_ands
In the past several months BOTH of my kids...

In the past several months BOTH of my kids experienced different 4-yo Grand-Kidz throwing Remote Controls at their Panasonic 3D Plasmas, cracking the screens. I GAVE my Panasonic Plasma away to my...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By holl_ands
"Leakage Current" is a NORMAL side effect of...

"Leakage Current" is a NORMAL side effect of using EMI/RFI Filters on the Power Lines entering most Electrical Appliances in order to meet FCC Class B (in USA) Radiated Interference and...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-18-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,814
Posted By holl_ands
I respectfully disagree....Jerrold's TABLE was...

I respectfully disagree....Jerrold's TABLE was very clear: 9 dB was clearly labeled INSERTION LOSS for FM Port....and ISOLATION BETWEEN OUTPUTS was only provided for VHF and UHF ports (15 dB...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-18-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,814
Posted By holl_ands
Pg 42 has specs for their 75-ohm to 300-ohm...

Pg 42 has specs for their 75-ohm to 300-ohm Transformer/Splitters to Separate VHF, UHF & FM Outputs [did NOT have 75 to 75-ohm]:
12 or 15 dB Isolation between ports and 1.25 to 2.5 dB TV Band...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-17-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,814
Posted By holl_ands
I've never seen measurements on ANY TV/FM Band...

I've never seen measurements on ANY TV/FM Band Splitters....

But I'm pretty sure it's MUCH WORSE than modern PRO equipment, such as:
http://www.tinlee.com/PDF/S7-TF.pdf...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-17-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,664
Posted By holl_ands
Other than naturally occurring Lightning, there...

Other than naturally occurring Lightning, there are basically FOUR kinds of Man-Made Interference: 1) ON/OFF Switches with Inductive Loads, 2) Power Line Frequency (1/60 Hz = 16.7 ms, 1/120 Hz = 8.3...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-17-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,664
Posted By holl_ands
Below is the Impulse Noise Performance Graph from...

Below is the Impulse Noise Performance Graph from the Brazil SET/ABERT Test Report...which was conducted on more or less "production" DVB-T systems and the original Zenith ATSC prototype Receiver.
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Forum: HDTV Technical   04-16-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,664
Posted By holl_ands
Yes, North America's ATSC MAY [or may NOT] BE...

Yes, North America's ATSC MAY [or may NOT] BE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE to Impulse Noise than DVB-T [Brazil Test Report says otherwise]...but it can ALSO wreck havoc on DVB-T systems, with some signal...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-16-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 869
Posted By holl_ands
Several alternatives have been mentioned. For...

Several alternatives have been mentioned. For Canadian channels, you're going to need the Highest Gain Hi-VHF and UHF Antennas you can afford.....and ultimately, you MIGHT need to buy TWO of them...
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